‘Dare to Dream:’ Somaya Faruqi, captain of the Afghan Dreamers FIRST robotics team, speaks at Mizzou Engineering
Girls with ideas and passion can change the world. That’s what the Afghan Dreamers FIRST robotics team proved when they became the first robotics team in Afghanistan. “We were the girls who dared to dream, to believe in ourselves,” said Somaya Faruqi, caption of the team. “Once we have belief, we can achieve everything that we want. Once we have belief, we will be unstoppable.”
Mizzou Engineering researchers design new heart health wearable device
A team of Mizzou Engineering researchers are using a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help create a breathable material — with antibacterial and antiviral properties — to support the team’s ongoing development of a multifunctional, wearable heart monitor.
Gopalaratnam elected ASCE Fellow
Vellore Gopalaratnam, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Making ‘transport’ robots smarter
Researchers are working to speed up the online delivery process by developing a software model designed to make “transport” robots smarter.
Salehi brings NSF CAREER Award, plastic pollutant research to Mizzou Engineering
Salehi is a new faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Hired as part of the MizzouForward initiative, Salehi brings to Mizzou a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for work around plastic pollutant fate and heavy metal transport.
Gubera puts technology skills to work as co-producer of full-length feature film
When he wasn’t teaching visual effects and design at Mizzou Engineering, Chip Gubera has spent the past three years co-producing a full-length film featuring a Columbia landmark.
Engineering team develops last-mile delivery platform with help from I-Corps
When you order something online, shipping fees can be hefty as companies try to recoup the cost of delivering the product to your doorstep. To help offset some of those so-called “last-mile” expenses, a Mizzou Engineering team is developing a tool that will allow delivery companies to best optimize routes using electric vehicles and drones.
Team develops technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects
A Mizzou Engineering team has developed a new technique to fabricate electronics onto everyday objects.
Washer delivers Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture at ASNT conference
Glenn Washer, professor of civil and environmental engineering, delivered the Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture at the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) conference in Memphis, Tennessee, earlier this month.
Thomas McCauley: 2022 STEM Scholar
Funded by the National Science Foundation, Civil and Environmental (CEE) STEM Scholars are part of a national program to meet the need for well-trained civil engineers. Meet 2022 STEM Scholar inductee Thomas McCauley.